Robyn Merkel-Walsh MA, CCC-SLP, COM®️
Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP has specialized for over 24 years in OPT, orofacial myofunctional disorders and feeding disorders. She is employed by the Ridgefield Board of Education, runs a private practice in Ridgefield, NJ, is the board chair of the Oral Motor Institute, and is a member of the TalkTools® speakers bureau. She teaches TOTs, Autism and Tongue Thrust courses in addition to multiple webinars on topics including but not limited to lisps, oral structure, Orofacial Myofunctional Disorder, feeding and clinical parameters for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Robyn has been invited to speak on Oral Placement disorders by Conversations in Speech Pathology, Bergen County Region V, the IAOM, The Apraxia Network, AAPPSPA and the MOSAIC Foundation. Robyn has received specialized training in Oral Placement Disorders, feeding, apraxia, Applied Behavioral Analysis, autism, cranio-facial anomalies, Beckman Techniques and PROMPT. Robyn is the author/co-author of numerous publications including: SysteMatic Intervention for Lingual Elevation (SMILE), A Sensory-Motor Approach to Feeding and The Functional Assessment and Remediation of Tetehred Oral Tissues (TOTs).